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A man uses two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Americans Addicted To Smartphones

A new survey found that Americans use their smartphones in some very strange places and at very strange times.

07/11/2013

Malia Cohen (City & County of San Francisco)

San Francisco Supervisor Gets Chuckle From Homeless Man Using Cellphone

A San Francisco supervisor is getting criticism over her social media posting which seems to make fun of a homeless man cellphone use.

04/22/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Arrest 6 In Connection With 3 Armed Robberies

Oakland police said they arrested six people this week in connection with three separate armed robberies.

03/30/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Free Cellphone Service Available To Impoverished Californians

Californians, including those who are homeless, are now able to get free cell phones and service thanks to the recent expansion of a statewide program.

03/26/2013

A T-Mobile store sign. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: T-Mobile Revamps The 2-Year Plan

T-Mobile is doing away with the traditional and onerous 2-year contract to get a low price on a new phone. But, of course, it isn’t that simple: In many ways they are simply re-casting the old subsidy/tying system.

03/26/2013

CPR app, fire department

Contra Costa County Launches Life-Saving CPR App

The PulsePoint app notifies smartphone users who are trained in CPR and willing to respond to emergencies when someone nearby is suffering a cardiac emergency and may require CPR.

02/09/2013

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Federal Program To Fund Free Cell Service For California Homeless

Many California homeless people may soon get cell phones for next to nothing thanks to a federally-funded program set for approval by the Public Utilities Commission.

12/10/2012

Oakland shooting, road rage suspects, reckless driving

2 Arrested In Oakland Road Rage Shooting Over Cellphone Video

Two people were arrested in Oakland Monday afternoon after a bizarre road rage confrontation and shooting over a cellphone video of a reckless driver, according to police.

11/27/2012

(CBS)

Churches Increasingly Rent Out Steeples As Cellphone Towers

People demanding better cellphone service without having to look at a bunch of new towers may soon have their prayers answered.

11/27/2012

Apple Introduces iPhone 5

Man Sprays Passerby With Mystery Substance In Pleasant Hill In Cellphone Theft

Police were attempting to locate a suspect who asked a passerby for directions then snatched the victim’s iPhone in Pleasant Hill on Tuesday morning.

10/31/2012

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